International Short Films and features in Girona City, Catalonia.

Girona Film Festival is an international congress of talent.
30 years of tradition, Girona Festival is an event where artists unveil their work, debated film, make market contacts ... without forgetting the festival with a variety of shows and music.
Born in 1989 on the initiative of a group of young Girona need to share their film creations. It has become a renowned event to present new talent of the moment, reaching 130 countries are participating. Keeping the essence of that first edition, "an exchange between artists from all sectors of art more diverse and versatile film."

Today can boast of having had the presence of Gregory Nava, Lupe Ontiveros, Knister, Eva Truffaut, Nunes, JA Bayona, Jaume Balagueró, Macarena Gómez, Julia Steinweg, Uma Ysamat, Maria Ripoll, Peter Welter, Mike Connor, Adam Ethan Crow, Santiago Tabernero, Ana Martinez, Roberto Leone, Fernando Cobo.

Awards & Prizes

BEST SHORT FILM
BERST D.O.
BEST FEATURE FILM
BEST PERFORMANCE
BEST MUSIC
BEST PICTURE
BEST EDITING
BEST FX
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST EXPERIMENTAL ART FILM
BEST CHILDREN FILM
BEST VIRTUAL REALITY Award of the jury. Prize of the Public (Voting by Internet). Special award for short duration (less than 25 ")
BEST JEWISH FILM
BEST SERIES
BEST MUSIC FILM
BEST HANDICAPPED
BEST ADVERTISING FILM
SPECIAL MENTIONS To distinguish his talent

The prize is a trophy. Its value is in the category of the Festival and its jury.
The beneficiary collects himself or someone representing him.
Palm officially announced the night and the prize is collected there.
No winner realizes exceptionally realizes some international award.

Rules & Terms

REGULATION
30 GIRONA FILM FESTIVAL - 2018

CONDITIONS OF THE FILM
Production Year 2017-2018
Film footage
Feature more than 60 minutes.
Short film maximum 60 minutes.
Documentary unlimited.
Virtual Reality FX maximum 3 minutes.
Unpublished Not premiere commercially, in Spain.
Gender All genres and styles.
Participation Free and open to the world.

ENTRY FORM
In the web
https://filmfreeway.com/festival/GironaFilmFestival
The registration fee is € 5 except promotions.
Registration Advertising is 75 €

COMPETITIVE CATEGORY
FICTION international. Feature film and short film.
FICTION D.O. Designation of Origin: talent films, thematic or production environment in Girona.
DOCUMENTARY international.
EXPERIMENTAL ART FILM international.
CHILDREN short film for children, public of 5 to 12 years
VIRTUAL REALITY FX International. Development of Virtual Reality FX in one or several actions of fiction. Maximum 3 minutes. Special prize for best short of less than 25 seconds.
The selected films will be published on the GIFF TV Channel.
A selection on plasma screens and projections during the Festival.
JEWISH FILM Thematically or Jewish authorship.
HANDICAPPED Thematically or handicapped authorship
WEB-SERIES only Spanish.
MUSIC FILM and Music Video.
ADVERTISING FILM movies of the advertising.
EKO FILM movies ecologist and naturalist.

DEADLINE
Open until 1 April 2018.

SELECTED MEDIA
August 1, 2018

DATES Festival
From 25 to 29 September 2018

CRITERIA
Creativity and innovation in cinematographic language.
The transcendence of the discourse, the narrative capacity, the effectiveness of the discourse in the narrative and outside of the narrative.
The situations, their impact.
Emotional speech, its rhythm.
The script, direction, production, editing, performance, art direction, music, photography, image processing, special effects.
Originality, distance from any mimicry and conventions.
Ability to impact, communicate and attract the viewer.
The work by nature has content. His speech can not be against the basic principles of human rights, the defence of freedom and especially that of weaker people or groups. It grows its interest if it develops artistic, human, cultural, educational and historical concepts.
There is also a geographical criterion of representation of the world, with a special sensitivity in the emerging countries and those of low production.
EXPERIMENTAL ART FILM values ​​its ability to generate image, its animation or movement, its creativity and innovation in the cinematographic language and its contributions to the genre.
CATEGORY D.O. has the condition of the author, the theme or location is the environment of Girona.
MUSIC FILM (Video Clip) values ​​its ability to generate image in relation to music, its animation or movement, its creativity and innovation in the cinematographic language and its contributions to the genre. The quality of the music and its originality is the basis of the work.
VIRTUAL REALITY FX prioritizes FX activity and secondly the development of idea, action or gag.

MATERIALS
For Theatrical Projections
DCP copy must be delivered in V.O. subtitled to Catalan or Spanish, in case it is not in one of these languages.
Required DCD Technical Features
DCP Interop JPEG 2000
Maximum Bitrate: 250 Mbps
Frame rate: 24fps
Not encrypted.
Resolution 2K:
Flat 1998x1080
Complete 2048x1080
Scope 2048x858
For digital projections on projection or plasma screen
Duration longer than 30 minutes
File the Bluray and DVD image through a link to the Dropbox's folder of the Festival or download links that do not need to be registered.
If the file presents difficulties to burn the disk will be requested the physical copy.
Less than 30 minutes duration and promotional materials
MOV ProRes 422 and / or MP4 H.264
1920x1080 Progressive 23.98 fps, 24 fps, 25 fps, 29.97 fps
If you have subtitles, they are burned in the frame area, not in the letterbox area.
Shipping
You can send the files through a link to the Dropbox carpeting of the Festival or download links that do not need to be registered.
The physical materials to:
Girona Film Festival
Calle de la Cellera 17. 17457 Riudellots de la Selva, Girona. Catalonia

PROJECTIONS
It will be projected in several spaces.
Access to the Theatre is for payment and invitation.
The Theatrical Projections require DCP.

RIGHTS
The registration in the Festival is his assignment of exhibition rights, also the rights for the promotion. The Festival is not for profit. The value of the assignment is in the events organized by the Festival.
The Festival will communicate the activity to the contact person of the film.
The contact person who makes the registration, represents the rights holders of the registered film, responds to their originality and the assignment of these rights at the Girona Film Festival to be displayed to the public for non-profit purposes.

JURY DELIBERATION
The jury is composed of a chairman and other members totalling an odd number. If someone failed and the number is even, the Jury President may exercise voting honour.
The jury envisions movies, meets to deliberate and vote to lead the verdict.
Methods and models, to discuss:
Discusses film and film considers the possibility of any merit or distinction of being discarded. So on to lead the verdict.
Each member of the jury award nominations proposed and put to discussion.
Or other forms decided by the president or a majority of members or e Festival itself.
The result of the deliberation of the jury are secret until after giving the award in the Past, unless it is otherwise noted.

AWARDS
BEST SHORT FILM
D.O. SHORT FILM
BEST PERFORMANCE
BEST MUSIC
BEST PICTURE
BEST EDITING
BEST FX
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST EXPERIMENTAL ART FILM
BEST CHILDREN FILM
BEST VIRTUAL REALITY Award of the jury. Prize of the Public (Voting by Internet). Special award for short duration (less than 25 ")
BEST JEWISH FILM
BEST SERIES
BEST MUSIC FILM
BEST HANDICAPPED
BEST ADVERTISING FILM
SPECIAL MENTIONS To distinguish his talent

The prize is a trophy. Its value is in the category of the Festival and its jury.
The beneficiary collects himself or someone representing him.
Palm officially announced the night and the prize is collected there.
No winner realizes exceptionally realizes some international award.

IMPORTANT
Registration implies acceptance of these rules.
If force majeure forced to amend the rules, the changes are written and published again.
This gift is a translation of its original in Catalan. The valid is Catalan.

©Fundació Festival de cinema de Girona
www.gironafilmfestival.com

15 Reviews

Overall Rating
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    Jesús Soria

    Un festival clásico de "toda la vida" en el que este año, si cabe, han mejorado aún más la comunicación.
    Muy recomendable.

    October 2017
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    Abraham Escobedo Salas

    No pude asistir en persona, pero la comunicación siempre fue excelente con los organizadores, me mantuvieron bien informado desde la selección hasta la entrega de los premios =)

    Mando un gran abrazo a todos los que hacen posible el festival

    October 2017
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    Fernando Corona

    Great hospitality and communication. I recommend it.

    October 2017
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    Anaís Medina

    A great festival with a friendly organization and a very professional event. It was an honor to have been selected.

    October 2017
    29cartelfestivalgirona500
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for your participation Anais.
    Lluis Valentí

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    Solmaz Etemad

    One of the best festivals in the world 😍 😍 😍 😍 communication was perfect 👌 👌 👌 👌

    October 2017
    29cartelfestivalgirona500
    Response from festival:

    Thakns Solmaz